To The Manor Born. Image shows from L to R: Audrey fforbes-Hamilton (Penelope Keith), Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles). Copyright: BBC.

To The Manor Born

BBC One sitcom about a manor house. 22 episodes (3 series), 1979 - 2007. Stars Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne, Gerald Sim and others.

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To The Manor Born. Audrey fforbes-Hamilton (Penelope Keith). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1 (1979)

When her husband and local landowner dies, Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is left with an enormous country estate and equally large debts. She reluctantly agrees to sell the manor in order to pay off her late husband's creditors, and begins a new life at the opposite end of the drive...

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To The Manor Born. Image shows from L to R: Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles), Mrs. Polouvicka (Daphne Heard). Copyright: BBC.

Series 2 (1980)

As Richard settles into life at Grantleigh, Audrey finds plenty of lessons to teach, and plenty of battles to fight. From countryside conservancy to farm efficiency, change is afoot on the estate. Audrey'll be damned if anything goes on without her say-so!

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To The Manor Born. Image shows from L to R: Audrey fforbes-Hamilton (Penelope Keith), Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles), Mrs. Polouvicka (Daphne Heard). Copyright: BBC.

Series 3 (1981)

Romance begins to blossom between Audrey and Richard. But he still has plenty to learn about country life, not to mention a business to keep on top of. Cavendish is on the grow, but it's a tricky time in the City.

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